Learning What Love Means

Learning What Love Means

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"In 1978, Mathieu Lindon met Michel Foucault. Lindon was twenty-three years old, part of a small group of jaded but innocent, brilliant, and sexually ambivalent friends who came to know Foucault. At first the nominal caretakers of Foucault's apartment on rue de Vaugirard when he was away, these young friends eventually shared their time, drugs, ambitions, and writings with the older Foucault. Lindon's friend, the late Herve Guibert, was a key figure within this group. The son of the renowned founder of Editions de Minuit, Lindon grew up with Marguerite Duras, Alain Robbe-Grillet, and Samuel Beckett as family friends. Much was expected of him. But, as he writes in this remarkable spiritual autobiography, it was through his friendship with Foucault -- who was neither lover nor father but an older friend -- that he found the direction that would influence the rest of his life" --
Publisher: South Pasadena, CA :, Semiotext(e),, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781584351863
Branch Call Number: 843.914 L7474L
Characteristics: 237 pages ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Benderson, Bruce - Translator


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